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One dead, two injured in White County crash

WHITE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A White County man was killed and two others were hurt Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 5, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police.


Lawmaker proposes bill to strip Confederate designation from Arkansas flag star

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — (KTHV) – 2023 will be 100 years since the last update the Arkansas state flag, but one Arkansas native wants to see something new. Graphic designer Jordan King has lived in Arkansas his entire life. He said he is proud of where he is from and how Arkansas is starting to attract n


JOHN BRUMMETT: Let's make a deal

I'd like to offer the state a deal. If somebody will pay me a net taxable annual income of $456,000, I will fall over myself with glee to pay 6.9 percent in state income taxes.


'Will U Marry Me?': Arkansas couple gets engaged at construction site

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love is still very much in the air in central Arkansas. Clayton Bowers works for Baldwin & Shell Construction Company. When he told his co-workers he was ready to propose to his girlfriend Peyton Weaver, they came up with an idea to use Clayton’s love for const


Arkansas high school put on lockdown following 'credible threat,' officials say; no weapon found

Students and staff at a northeast Arkansas high school were behind bolt-locked doors Friday, following a nearly hour-long lockdown after students reported a “credible threat” to a teacher, officials at Hoxie Public Schools said.


Where Do You Turn, Where Is Your Refuge? Why am I so Torn?=Why

We gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church and were greeted by Doug Cory. Special prayers were requested for the Sue Ames Family, Alesia, Angela, Laney, Linda, Cindy, Martha Scott, George and Thu Beebe.


Arkansas Mom Shot in Face with Crossbow While Protecting Family, Drives Herself to Hospital

After being shot in the face with a crossbow, a 40-year-old Arkansas mother drove herself to the hospital on Monday with the arrow still lodged in the left side of her face. Police confirm in a statement Janet Partain arrived at the hospital severely injured but aware and alert.


For Bold Team, Here Are the Players

Bold Team LLC, the state's first operating medical marijuana cultivator, owes its name to four of its owners and executives: Brown, Orman, Lercher and Drennan. All but Danny W. Brown are from Beebe.


Web Extra: Lost Arkansas black history uncovered

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Every February, we celebrate Black History Month. But this year particularly means a little more for Crystal Shurley, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), who is shedding light on the long-overlooked contributions of the black communities in Ark


Arkansas Medical Marijuana Cards Officially Take Effect

POCOLA, Okla. -- Medical marijuana cards went into effect on Friday in Arkansas. But card or not, the nearly 7,000 approved patients still don't have anywhere to buy it in Arkansas.


Arkansas Colored Auxiliary Council

"If I hadn't found this - if I hadn't started doing this research," Shurley explains. "It could have been lost for a very long time before somebody dug it up."


Searcy, Beebe schools among those closed Tuesday for flooding

TRUMANN, Ark. -- Monday’s flash flooding across northeast Arkansas has prompted numerous schools in that part of the state to close Tuesday. That list of closures includes Searcy, Beebe, Bradford, Brookland, Highland, Hoxie, Jackson County, Newport, Riverside, Riverview, Valley View, and Walnut Ridg


Ward mayor disappointed by dispensary moving to LR

WARD, Ark. - Across Arkansas, medical marijuana dispensaries are getting closer to selling the product. One area looking to profit is how having to cope, after missing out. Plans were in place to open a dispensary in Ward, a small Lonoke County town. But, after a real estate deal went south, the com


Two! Two! Two chances to see gifted singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt perform twice in Arkansas this week:. • 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs. Tickets are $45-$85. Visit theauditorium.org.


Arkansas gas station clerk shoots, injures armed robber, police say

A central Arkansas store clerk shot and injured a would-be robber who brandished a gun and demanded cash Thursday evening in Jacksonville, authorities said. The robbery attempt happened just before 11:30 p.m. at an Express Mart at 1530 W. Main St., the Jacksonville Police Department said Friday.


Capitol Preview: Funding for Arkansas Highways and Trump's Border Wall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On this week's Capitol View, the author of the casino amendment and the state director of Americans for Prosperity join Jessi Turnure to break down the governor's highway funding plan and what proposed constitutional amendments lawmakers could refer to voters.


ASU-Beebe to Present Tom Tiratto’s Tribute to Frank Sinatra on February 12

BEEBE, Ark. – Arkansas State University-Beebe welcomes Tom Tiratto: The Sinatra of My Years, A Valentine’s Tribute on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Owen Center Theatre.


Cabot, Beebe, Heber Springs join program

Becky Williams of Cabot said she left her first Uncommon Communities meeting invigorated about making a difference in her city. “I was just in love and on fire for the city of Cabot,” she said. “It sparked a passion I didn’t know I had.”


Arkansas man gets life in prison in killing of infant stepson

A central Arkansas man accused of sitting on his 3-month-old stepson and causing his death was found guilty of murder by a Faulkner County jury on Thursday and received a life sentence.


Arkansas Dem introduces bill to honor Native Americans instead of Confederacy on state flag

A lawmaker in Arkansas introduced legislation on Friday to nix Confederate symbolism on the state's flag. State Rep. Charles Blake (D) filed a bill that would not alter the design of the flag, but would amend language in the state’s Constitution to mean a large star on the flag represents Native Ame